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March 22, 2019

Displaying data from SQL Database when you select features [Geocortex Tech Tip]

Patrick Fingler
Patrick Fingler
Technical Marketing Specialist
When it comes to data, not everything you need to interact with lives in a spatial database. With Geocortex Essentials, you can pull this non-spatial data into your application and work with it on the map. Our technology quietly queries outside databases and displays relational data seamlessly alongside spatial data. No duplication or synchronization of data is required either; all you need is a relational database with data that contains a shared key or attribute. In this week’s Geocortex Tech Ti...

March 20, 2019

How Geocortex users are enriching the communities they serve

Savannah Locke
Savannah Locke
Business Development Coordinator Co-op
Find out how some of our customers are helping their communities Maps have evolved through time and are still shaping our view of the world. They make it easy to share things in a way without losing impact or information, and they are one of the strongest tools we have at our disposal to communicate with each other visually. With today being World Storytelling Day, we thought that it would be a great opportunity to share with you some stories about how our clients have built innovative mapping solutions to further enrich their communities.   City of Fort...

March 15, 2019

How to Configure a Geocortex Essentials layer report with Geocortex Reporting 5 [Geocortex Tech Tip]

Amanda Frech
Amanda Frech
Product Support Analyst
Geocortex Reporting 5 offers complete flexibility when it comes to presenting only the most relevant data sources that you wish to include in your reports, giving you the ability to meet any reporting requirement that may arise. This technology was built with Esri’s ArcGIS platform in mind, so that you can combine your maps, spatial data, and relational data from a wide range of sources with very little effort. On that subject, we wanted to highlight a previous Geocortex Tech Tip that shows you...

March 14, 2019

Region of Waterloo: How GIS & Geocortex technology helped meet local Source Protection Plan requirements

Shane Moore
Shane Moore
Digital Marketing Lead
Region of Waterloo: How GIS & Geocortex technology helped meet local Source Protection Plan requirements Located in Southern Ontario, the Region of Waterloo provides over 60% of municipal services to an expanding population of 570,000 people. One of their key commitments is to create a thriving and sustainable community for its residents by taking innovative approaches to how it manages water supply, social services, public health, public transit, emergency planning and much more. To keep its drinking water safe, the province of Ontario has adapted several different safeguards, which include protecting...

March 6, 2019

Integrating Business Intelligence and Data Sources with Geocortex Essentials [Webinar]

Shane Moore
Shane Moore
Digital Marketing Lead
Integrating Business Intelligence and Data Sources with Geocortex Essentials In addition to building powerful web mapping applications, another key element that makes Geocortex Essentials so robust is its ability to integrate with virtually any 3rd party system. Whether that’s ERP, asset or land management software, business intelligence, or a document management system, you can integrate any of these data sources with our technology to help you break down departmental silos and enable your data to flow more seamlessly, accelerating your access to information and helping y...

March 1, 2019

How to quickly add attachments to new features when editing [Geocortex Tech Tip]

Jonathan Bystedt
Jonathan Bystedt
Software Developer
We mentioned in a recent blog post that version 2.12 of the Geocortex Viewer for HTML5 (now available to all users) came with several exciting updates. One of those is the way in which you can add, edit or remove attachments. Previously, adding an attachment required a few steps that involved first creating a feature and then accessing the feature details to select the attach file or photo option from the menu. While you can still add attachments this way, we’re happy to announce that we’ve stre...

February 22, 2019

Generating a report with sub reports from external data sources [Geocortex Tech Tip]

Ryan Cooney
Ryan Cooney
Product Owner
By leveraging third party APIs from non-GIS business systems like asset management, business intelligence and enterprise resource planning, Geocortex Reporting 5 unifies these sources together and puts you in a position to choose only the data you want to display to your end-users. In this week’s Geocortex Tech Tip, we look under the hood of sub reports, and how they can be used to extract data from external sources. Using an example of an ArcGIS feature layer that displays police vehicle location...

February 20, 2019

Geocortex Essentials 4.11: Saving Time & Increasing Efficiency

Shane Moore
Shane Moore
Digital Marketing Lead
Geocortex Essentials 4.11 is here We’re happy to announce that as of last week, Geocortex Essentials 4.11 is now generally available to all customers. This update comes loaded with a lot of exciting updates, and we wanted to take some time to break those down for you. Support for Geocortex Printing 5 Geocortex Printing 5 recently entered open beta. Geocortex Essentials administrators using version 4.11 can now add print templates that are created using this new solution to their applications. Geocortex Printing 5 can also be used f...

February 15, 2019

Accessing Samples and Building your First Workflow [Geocortex Tech Tip]

Ryan Cooney
Ryan Cooney
Product Owner
One of the things we’re so proud of when it comes to Geocortex Workflow 5 is its ability to add so much additional value to your spatial applications. Whether it’s through a Geocortex viewer or Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS®, the technology augments your existing applications and truly re-defines the user experience. For those looking for a little more of an introductory overview of how this can be done, check out this previous Geocortex Tech Tip that breaks down how to access samples and build you...

February 12, 2019

Open Beta of Geocortex Printing 5 Has Begun

Drew Millen
Drew Millen
Chief Technology Officer
Geocortex Printing 5 Now In Open Beta As we gear up for its public release next month, the Geocortex team is thrilled to announce that Geocortex Printing 5 is now available in open beta for anyone who wants to try it out! This powerful new addition to the Geocortex Essentials 5-Series allows you to add Geocortex Printing 5 widgets to apps built with Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS® – or using a Geocortex viewer – to empower your users to generate beautiful map outputs from templates they have designed in a web-hosted print designer. F...

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March 22, 2019

Displaying data from SQL Database when you select features [Geocortex Tech Tip]

March 20, 2019

How Geocortex users are enriching the communities they serve

March 15, 2019

How to Configure a Geocortex Essentials layer report with Geocortex Reporting 5 [Geocortex Tech Tip]

March 14, 2019

Region of Waterloo: How GIS & Geocortex technology helped meet local Source Protection Plan requirements

March 6, 2019

Integrating Business Intelligence and Data Sources with Geocortex Essentials [Webinar]

March 1, 2019

How to quickly add attachments to new features when editing [Geocortex Tech Tip]

February 22, 2019

Generating a report with sub reports from external data sources [Geocortex Tech Tip]

February 20, 2019

Geocortex Essentials 4.11: Saving Time & Increasing Efficiency

February 15, 2019

Accessing Samples and Building your First Workflow [Geocortex Tech Tip]

February 12, 2019

Open Beta of Geocortex Printing 5 Has Begun

February 8, 2019

Different Ways of Creating Selections of Features in Geocortex Viewer for HTML 5 [Geocortex Tech Tip]

February 6, 2019

4 Best Practices to Follow When Using Geocortex Workflow 5

February 1, 2019

Creating a Report that Displays a Screenshot of the Map [Geocortex Tech Tip]

January 28, 2019

Diving Into Geocortex Reporting 5 [Geocortex Tech Tip]

January 24, 2019

How Geocortex is Advancing Water Management Solutions

January 16, 2019

Creating Custom User Experiences with Geocortex Workflow 5 [Webinar]

January 11, 2019

Showing the search results using the item picker in Geocortex Workflow 5 [Geocortex Tech Tip]

January 9, 2019

City of Troy: Using GIS and asset management technologies to manage legislative requirements

January 4, 2019

Using scripting to put attachments in reports in Geocortex Reporting 5 [Geocortex Tech Tip]

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December 21, 2018

Integrating Pictometry, Bing and other 3rd party maps within your Geocortex applications

December 19, 2018

Recapping the Texas Geocortex Regional User Group

December 14, 2018

How to use Geocortex Workflow 5 to populate the Attribute Table in Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS [Geocortex Tech Tip]

December 12, 2018

Finding yourself: Using geolocation in mobile and web applications [Webinar]

December 7, 2018

Enabling real-time user-to-user map collaboration within Geocortex Essentials

December 5, 2018

Reflecting on 2018

November 30, 2018

Creating mailing labels with reports with Geocortex Reporting 5 [Geocortex Tech Tip]

November 29, 2018

Alberta Energy Regulator: Supporting safe and responsible energy resource operations

November 26, 2018

Important update for ArcGIS and Transport Layer Security (TLS) Protocol Support!

November 23, 2018

Using fine-grained security to control access to layers, features, attributes and application functionality [Geocortex Tech Tip]

November 21, 2018

Enhancing Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS® with Geocortex Reporting [Webinar]

November 16, 2018

Using Geocortex Workflow 5 to automatically display a form for editing layer attributes [Geocortex Tech Tip]

November 15, 2018

Geocortex Achieves Esri’s “Release Ready Specialty” Designation

November 14, 2018

Celebrating GIS Day with York Regional Police: How GIS Data Has Mitigated Risk & Increased Efficiency in Crime Prevention

November 9, 2018

How to access a SQL database from a workflow using Geocortex Workflow 5 [Geocortex Tech Tip]

November 2, 2018

How to send an email from a workflow using Geocortex Workflow 5 [Geocortex Tech Tip]

October 26, 2018

How to add and configure charts inside reports with Geocortex Reporting 5 [Geocortex Tech Tip]

October 24, 2018

Geocortex Water Webinar Series

October 19, 2018

Integrating Geocortex Essentials with ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise portal [Geocortex Tech Tip]

October 17, 2018

Cross-Platform Development with Xamarin [Webinar]

October 12, 2018

City of Fort Collins: Dynamic flood maps for public awareness, and flood insurance rate saving

October 2, 2018

Technology Q&A: Geocortex Workflow 5 “Behind the Firewall”

June 27, 2018

Geocortex Essentials 4.10 is here!

June 12, 2018

Geocortex and the GDPR

June 6, 2018

Geocortex at the 2018 Esri User Conference

May 15, 2018

Technology Q&A: The evolution of Geocortex and Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS

April 25, 2018

How to manage data collected from Geocortex Workflow 5 forms [Geocortex Tech Tip]

April 18, 2018

Delivering accessible mapping applications for everyone [Geocortex Tech Tip]

April 11, 2018

How to search for data in a non-spatial database [Geocortex Tech Tip]

April 5, 2018

Configuring Geocortex Analytics to monitor a new Portal for ArcGIS instance [Geocortex Tech Tip]

March 27, 2018

Getting started with forms in Geocortex Workflow 5 [Geocortex Tech Tip]

March 21, 2018

Using Geocortex Workflow with Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS [Geocortex Tech Tip]

March 15, 2018

Understanding tool usage in your GIS applications [Geocortex Tech Tip]

March 7, 2018

Running Geocortex Essentials workflows from an identify operation [Geocortex Tech Tip]

March 2, 2018

GIS Health Assessment: A new way to think about your system

February 28, 2018

Using the in-app help system in Geocortex Workflow 5 [Geocortex Tech Tip]

February 21, 2018

How to configure a personalized dashboard in Geocortex Analytics [Geocortex Tech Tip]

January 25, 2018

GIS is shifting to SaaS, and it’s a win for everyone


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